The Jordan-run authority said the massive Muslim presence at the holy site during Ramadan was remarkable despite the magnitude of Israeli restrictions on the entry of worshipers from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
"The sense of peace, the sense of solidarity, the sense of generosity that I witnessed in the communities hosting refugees, and also the resilience, the courage of the refugees themselves was extremely inspiring," he said.
Volunteers and members of the charity group, Islamic Relief USA, have prepared food packages for the needy Muslims ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan. Islamic Relief USA is one of the biggest charities across the world of Islam.
The mosque which shares the same name and similar design to the iconic landmark in Abu Dhabi was gifted by the UAE to the country with the world's largest Muslim population. The smaller replica of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is in Surakarta, Central Java, and was inaugurated last November by UAE President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan and his ...
The UK-based charity is urging the British government to increase benefit payments as close as possible to the rate of soaring inflation and to further strengthen the country's social security systems.
When speaking in this gathering, he described the month of Ramadan as being the month of a divine banquet and God’s infinite mercy. He explained that purifying one’s heart and reciting the Holy Quran with a fondness and contemplation to gain understanding are important factors in benefiting from this divine banquet.